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Peter Dunne

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Peter Dunne is the leader of the UnitedFuture Party and MP for Wellington's Ohariu electorate. He is the government Minister of Internal Affairs, Associate Minister of Health and Associate Minister of Conservation.

Member for
3 years 4 months

Articles by Peter Dunne

1st Nov 18, 8:37am
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Peter Dunne says the Government's flagship housing programme is beginning to look like no more than one of Edmund Blackadder's cunning plans
Peter Dunne says the Government's flagship housing programme is beginning to look like no more than one of Edmund Blackadder's cunning plans
1st Nov 18, 8:37am
25th Oct 18, 9:59am
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Peter Dunne suggests recent moves by NZ First and the Greens to promote their brands more vigorously are more significant than this week's opinion poll
Peter Dunne suggests recent moves by NZ First and the Greens to promote their brands more vigorously are more significant than this week's opinion poll
25th Oct 18, 9:59am
11th Oct 18, 8:48am
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Peter Dunne says when the Govt Budget is in surplus, the focus comes much more onto the quality and overall value of the new spending being proposed, and that requires Ministers to make some very strong judgements
Peter Dunne says when the Govt Budget is in surplus, the focus comes much more onto the quality and overall value of the new spending being proposed, and that requires Ministers to make some very strong judgements
11th Oct 18, 8:48am
21st Sep 18, 9:34am
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Peter Dunne says Jacinda Ardern's apparent unwillingness to ruffle coalition feathers is starting to work against her, suggests she takes a leaf out of Helen Clark's playbook
Peter Dunne says Jacinda Ardern's apparent unwillingness to ruffle coalition feathers is starting to work against her, suggests she takes a leaf out of Helen Clark's playbook
21st Sep 18, 9:34am
6th Sep 18, 9:12am
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Peter Dunne says the Government has to all intents and purposes become a New Zealand First/Labour coalition
Peter Dunne says the Government has to all intents and purposes become a New Zealand First/Labour coalition
6th Sep 18, 9:12am
23rd Aug 18, 8:12am
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Peter Dunne says as National becomes more removed from the day-to-day reality of Government it has to address, define and promote its agenda and brand in order to be in serious contention at the next election
Peter Dunne says as National becomes more removed from the day-to-day reality of Government it has to address, define and promote its agenda and brand in order to be in serious contention at the next election
23rd Aug 18, 8:12am
2nd Aug 18, 10:19am
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After his stint as Acting PM Winston Peters will consider, with some justification, that he should play a much more prominent role in the leadership and direction of the government, says Peter Dunne
After his stint as Acting PM Winston Peters will consider, with some justification, that he should play a much more prominent role in the leadership and direction of the government, says Peter Dunne
2nd Aug 18, 10:19am
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
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Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
Peter Dunne says the Government should adopt the Land and Water Forum's recommendation of a new national approach to water management and get on with it
28th Jun 18, 10:00am
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
13
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
7th Jun 18, 8:22am
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Peter Dunne argues that the Government is not prepared to confront lessons from the past and says that the idealism - not the failure - of the 1970s Labour administration is what is being remembered
Peter Dunne argues that the Government is not prepared to confront lessons from the past and says that the idealism - not the failure - of the 1970s Labour administration is what is being remembered
7th Jun 18, 8:22am
18th May 18, 11:49am
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Peter Dunne argues the real questions over the Budget arise not from its economics but with the politics of it
Peter Dunne argues the real questions over the Budget arise not from its economics but with the politics of it
18th May 18, 11:49am
3rd May 18, 8:32am
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Peter Dunne sees opportunities for National in the regional and environment areas and warns against them lapsing into 'Opposition for the sake of it - as looks to be the case at present'
Peter Dunne sees opportunities for National in the regional and environment areas and warns against them lapsing into 'Opposition for the sake of it - as looks to be the case at present'
3rd May 18, 8:32am
7th Apr 18, 9:36am
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Peter Dunne outlines what a truly effective road safety strategy needs to focus on
Peter Dunne outlines what a truly effective road safety strategy needs to focus on
7th Apr 18, 9:36am
28th Mar 18, 10:32am
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Peter Dunne questions whether the Prime Minister is 'playing a long game' with the assertion that Russian spies are not active in New Zealand
Peter Dunne questions whether the Prime Minister is 'playing a long game' with the assertion that Russian spies are not active in New Zealand
28th Mar 18, 10:32am
1st Mar 18, 8:44am
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Peter Dunne says much of the commentary around the new National Party leader has been 'mindless'; says the new leader does have an opportunity to fill the current void for a party appealing to the liberal, urban, middle-class
Peter Dunne says much of the commentary around the new National Party leader has been 'mindless'; says the new leader does have an opportunity to fill the current void for a party appealing to the liberal, urban, middle-class
1st Mar 18, 8:44am
8th Feb 18, 11:45am
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Peter Dunne argues the tax system should be reformed with a focus on mitigating the adverse impact human beings have on the natural environment
Peter Dunne argues the tax system should be reformed with a focus on mitigating the adverse impact human beings have on the natural environment
8th Feb 18, 11:45am
14th Dec 17, 9:56am
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Peter Dunne picks his politician of the year. It's not the person you would expect
Peter Dunne picks his politician of the year. It's not the person you would expect
14th Dec 17, 9:56am
27th Oct 17, 11:51am
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Peter Dunne suggests our new government ought to study the lessons of the Third Labour Government to avoid its fate and becoming just another 'what if' footnote in history
Peter Dunne suggests our new government ought to study the lessons of the Third Labour Government to avoid its fate and becoming just another 'what if' footnote in history
27th Oct 17, 11:51am
6th Jul 17, 9:20am
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UnitedFuture's Peter Dunne interested in allowing first 10 years of student loan repayments to be channelled to KiwiSaver first home deposit scheme, writing off that portion of a student loan
UnitedFuture's Peter Dunne interested in allowing first 10 years of student loan repayments to be channelled to KiwiSaver first home deposit scheme, writing off that portion of a student loan
6th Jul 17, 9:20am
24th May 17, 9:42am
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Peter Dunne argues New Zealand needs to introduce a coherent royalties regime for water exports similar to oil & gas, and a clear national policy, with water export industry set to grow
Peter Dunne argues New Zealand needs to introduce a coherent royalties regime for water exports similar to oil & gas, and a clear national policy, with water export industry set to grow
24th May 17, 9:42am

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